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Chunnambar Boat House

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Address: 11o53_N 79o49_E Coordinates: 11o53_N 79o49_E, Pondicherry, India
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Good boating facility

This boat house one of the attractions of Pondicherry. Fairly a well maintained facility with boating and ferry service to Paradise Beach. The ferry boats are also well... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This boat house one of the attractions of Pondicherry. Fairly a well maintained facility with boating and ferry service to Paradise Beach. The ferry boats are also well maintained. Worth a trip with the family / friends.

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Unless you are interested in a simple boatride near the backwaters, the utility & attraction of this place is simply in the fact that it is here that you can take a boat/ferry to go to Paradise Beach. the boatride will be brief but very pictureque, with the backwaters to soak in. boat rides cost can be steep if you... More 

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Chennai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boat house to island.. again island to boat house... this trip in a bigger boat or smaller boat depending on the availability and crowd they take us... paradise island experience is different. Boats are maintained well but poor quality of life jacket (need to be improved) nominal charges. Boat house has good facilities and a lunch hall where u get... More 

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's nothing much to write about Chunambar Boat House. One has to reach here to go to Paradise island. The charges for the Ferry ride is Rs.200 per person for both ways.

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Thank girishthakkar11
Chennai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From Chunnambar Boat House, one can buy tickets and sail on common motor boats (20 seater and 40 seater types) at Rs 200 two-way ticket ... to visit the amazingly beautiful 'paradise' Beach... which is about 900 meters away. Of course there are various other types of boats like speed boats, house boats etc too listed.., at the entrance.. However,... More 

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located 6 Kms away from the city of Pondy & easily accessible by Rickshaw ( Tuk Tuk) or local Bus for just Rs 5 per person, the Gardens here with tree House & Children Play Area are in bad condition & this simply serves as a boarding jetty point for reaching Paradise Beach by Motor Boat operated by PTDC (... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there many times (a must visit place in my Pondicherry travel itinerary). Get a ticket in the entrance (Rs 150 or 200 per head). Cross the small park and get into the ferry services. Max 20 mins travel in the backwater. Drop us on the other side. It is a beach. Neat clean and well-maintained beach. A... More 

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't much to see at this boat house. One needs to take the boat from here to reach Paradise Beach.

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Chennai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reached the Chunnambar boat house by 2:30 PM. There was a huge beeline for the tickets and we managed to get the tickets in 20-25 minutes. There are 2 trips offered - Rs.200 per person for 2-way including beach trip - they would drop you at Paradise beach and pick in 2 hours; the other is for Rs.150 -... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a boating activity in back waters. This boating is provided to reach paradise beach. Motor boats and speed boats are available.

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